We had a request here at PositiveMed to inform about this particular diet, so here it is: The Blood Type Diet is a nutritional diet advocated by Peter D’Adamo, the premise of this diet being that your blood type determines the food and exercise you need to be healthy. Food is divided into 3 categories […]
Hunter Doherty “Patch” Adams was born in the spring of 1945, in 1971 he founded the Gesundheit Institute (Gesundheit means “good health”) and changed the face of medicine forever, literally. He encourages the use of clown noses, humor, empathy, and compassion for starters. The Institute is free and open to those who need services, he […]
According to the Guinness Book of Records, the world’s oldest yogi is Ms. Tao Porchon-Lynch and at 93 she is still active and teaching yoga. After decades of dedication, Ms. Porchon Lynch is considered a yoga master by many of her peers and followers, and even with hip replacement, she practices yoga and dance often […]
There is nothing worse than being in pain. Not everyone tolerates pain medicine well, and some people just do not care for medicine at all, so sharing a few with you that are all natural, homeopathic medicine and supplements. That being said, if you have chronic pain, or an acute episode like a broken or […]
Cold sores, or herpetic lesions, are caused by Herpes Simplex 1 or 2, HSV 1 is associated with facial sores, HSV 2 with genital sores, either infection can leave sores in either place. HSV can be spread by sharing eating utensils, razors, towels, and kissing. Genital herpes can be spread to the face by oral sex, […]
Reflexology is the art of massage and an ancient alternative medicine therapy, came out of China and Egypt. Foot reflexology or foot massage is among the most popular alternative therapies and is practiced in many parts of the world. Reflexology is based on the concept that stimulating specific points on the feet, hands or ears […]
If you are anything like me anything natural tried first is much more preferable than all the chemicals you would put into your body otherwise, if natural works, awesome! Use a mixture of ginger powder and clove powder in equal parts (ginger for anti-inflammatory properties and clove for pain relief) then take 1 tsp of […]
I know different gemstones have long been believed to hold healing properties. Sometimes the descriptions vary as to supplier; this is a good general guide for what healing is associated with what stones. I like them because they are pretty. If they improve my life, this is even better. . Here is another interesting guide […]
We all know stress makes us sick, here is a great poster with how it changes your mind, your body, your emotions, and your behavior. In today’s stress filled world it is imperative we learn how to destress ourselves, how to be calm when the world goes crazy
That’s right, all they need is a cape! These 6 spices can keep your body in optimum health, besides making your food more delicious. Try it and see what you think, I love the spicy, the savory, our food should be as delicious as we want our lives to be.
Everything you ever wanted to know about the benefits of coffee vs. the benefits of tea. Both are good in different ways, depending on what you are looking for. This poster lays it all out with the facts. I like coffee in the morning and tea at night. Anyone want to weigh in?
I know several people who do both, I have leaned towards Pilates because there are less poses I just can’t do in my broken body, but now that I am looking at this poster I remember the calming effect of yoga when my kids were little and I think I will try to practice both… […]
I know you have heard of them, but maybe feel silly asking where they are and what they are. This poster shows the 7 chakras and their location in the body. A disruption in any of the areas can cause pain and illness.
If I can find a natural remedy for something I would way rather use it than medications. Right now I take several medications for my condition, I also take natural supplements and try different diets, it works for me. Herbs also add fun and flavor to your foods, it’s a win/win deal.
I have always really loved hand massages, this poster shows us why. Your hands carry a link to all the important areas of your body. It’s also a nice activity as couples, or a loving gesture for a child or elderly relative.
Fruit is delicious and nutritious and here is a poster with even more good news about fruit individually. I was reading lately to eat for the season, seasonal fruits, I love apples, and eat one almost every day. I also love grapes, and bananas, and pomegranate, and peaches, and strawberries…
We posted palms the other day, now we have fingernails, it is astounding what shows up in our systems after a while. If you have one of these symptoms it is not a diagnosis, but it is a good reason to call your doctor.
[By Nima Shei and Stephanie Dawson] As the season of cold and flu is here, it’s a good time to look into natural remedies that work. One of mother nature’s best remedies for cold and flu is a plant that makes you think of tea. Chamomile has diverse health benefits that are emphasized in peer-review […]